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Nairobi Coffee Exchange Comes to Machakos!!!

Nairobi Coffee Exchange Comes to Machakos!!!

Good News to our coffee farmers in Machakos!!! You can now watch the Nairobi Coffee exchange live from Machakos!! Courtesy of the Nairobi Coffee exchange in collaboration with Machakos Cooperative Union, a big screen has been mounted at the MCU boardroom where coffee auction activities can be viewed. This will go along way to saving

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COFFEE ROASTER FOR MACHAKOS

COFFEE ROASTER FOR MACHAKOS

    Machakos Co-operative union has acquired a coffee roaster thanks to partnership with Fairtrade Africa and Weeffect.  This is in line with the Unions strategic plan and is geared to value addition. It is envisaged that the new plant will roaster coffee under the Lower Eastern Coffee mill( LECOM) both for local consumption and

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The ASK Show- The Union Wins

The ASK Show- The Union Wins

Machakos Co-operative union which featured in the just concluded Agricultural Show the south eastern Branch scooped several awards of excellence after being the best overall stand in this years presentation. The union scooped best overall first prize in three different categories and second best in two more categories.              

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Bee keeping picks up in our societies

Bee keeping picks up in our societies

Bee keeping is picking pace in the unions societies with the introduction of more than 500 bee hives in both coffee societies and women groups. A total of more than 500 kgs of honey is expected to be harvested at the close of this year. The bee keeping project is in line with the unions

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